Nottinghamshire

[ not-ing-uh m-sheer, -sher or, U.S. often -ham- ]
/ ˈnɒt ɪŋ əmˌʃɪər, -ʃər or, U.S. often -hæm- /
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noun

a county in central England. 854 sq. mi. (2210 sq. km).

Also Nottingham, Notts [nots] /nɒts/.

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Nottinghamshire

/ (ˈnɒtɪŋəmˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

an inland county of central England: generally low-lying, with part of the S Pennines and the remnant of Sherwood Forest in the east. Nottingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Nottingham. Pop (excluding Nottingham): 755 400 (2003 est). Area (excluding Nottingham): 2086 sq km (805 sq miles)Abbreviation: Notts
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